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Company fined after death of worker

Western Power Distribution (South West) PLC, a Bristol based company has been fined after the death of one of its employees at a remote site in Cornwall. Truro Crown Court heard that on 16 January …

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North West farmer sentenced after man electrocuted

A North-West farmer has been sentenced to a conditional discharge after a man was electrocuted when the arm of his lorry mounted crane contacted overhead power lines. Manchester Crown Court heard how, on 8 April …

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Company fined after workers suffer serious burns

A Nottinghamshire foundry has been sentenced after two employees suffered serious burns from an electrical flashover. Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 2 September 2016, at BAS Castings Ltd two employees were working to …

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Interserve Facilities Management fined for safety failings

A facilities management contractor has been fined after multiple safety failings at a laboratory site for the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency in Weybridge. Hove Crown Court heard how, on Sunday 21 September 2014, …

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Leicestershire company fined for health and safety failings after worker seriously injured

Sign-fitting contractor, AR Signs Limited, has today been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered multiple, serious burn injuries. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 14th September 2017, the 22-year-old employee of AR Signs …

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Company fined after worker suffers electric shock

A North East company, Green North East Trading Bidco Limited, was sentenced today after a sub-contractor suffered an electric shock when he cut through a live cable. South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 20 …

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Company sentenced following electric shock and burn incident

An electrical contractor has been sentenced after a worker suffered an electric shock and sustained life-changing burn injuries.Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 30 July 2016, an electrician in the substation at a construction site …

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Construction companies fined after employee receives electrical burns

Two companies have been fined after a worker received serious electrical burns during demolition work. Chelmsford Magistrates Court heard how on the 12th April 2017, two demolition workers employed by sub-contractor R B Haigh & Sons …

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Company fined £1 million after two employees suffer burns

A car and commercial vehicle component manufacturer has been fined after two employees suffered burns whilst cleaning a distillation tank. Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court heard how on 11 July 2017 two employees of Delphi Diesel Systems …

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